Name details

Toro Point

Toro Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Toro Point  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111621

Feature type: Point

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

N entrance point of Unwin Cove, Cape Legoupil, Trinity Peninsula, following survey by CAE, 1947-48, the end of the point was erroneously charted as an island and called Islote Teniente Araos, after Tte 1° R. Araos T. (North Point, Danco Coast, q.v.) (Chile. DNH chart 503, 1948), and the base of the point was charted as a small peninsula and called Península Toro Mazote after Capt. Carlos Toro Mazote Granada of the Chilean Air Force, a member of the party that wintered at "Bernardo O'Higgins" in 1948, and with CAE, 1950-51, in the patrol ship Lientur (Chile. DNH chart 503, 1948). Following further survey by CAE, 1951-59, the name Punta Toro was applied to the whole feature (Chile. DNH chart 503, 1959; IHA, 1974, p.279). Toro Point (USOO chart 6650, 1963; Halpern, 1964, map Fig. 2, p.335; APC, 1986, p.4).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 19' 00.0" S
- 63.31667°
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Longitude:
57° 53' 00.0" W
- 57.88333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
15-Dec-1982

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